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Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Pictures: Warning after camp fire sets 200sq metres of woodland on fire in Nottinghamshire


The fire service spent two hours fighting the blaze.

Nottingamshire Fire and Rescue Service said:

‘Crews from Edwinstowe and Warsop attended an incident on Monday morning in Warsop Windmill Woods.

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‘The area had discarded cans and food wrappers, a disposable BBQ and a makeshift camp. A camp fire being lit on the dry grass caused a fire of approximately 150-200m2, meaning crews were at this incident for around two hours.

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‘Any types of fires including BBQ’s should not be lit in forestry area’s unless it is a designated area. Not only is it causing harm to the environment, but it could also prevent a fire from happening.’

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